Germany Ludwig Maximilian University PhD Scholarships in Buddhist Studies 2019


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A Buddhism related dissertation project in the Ludwig-Maximilian University invites the applicants to the Munich scholarship, which has the broad range of fields of study in the year 2019. All the international students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The English language is must be eligible for the Munich scholarships if the candidate has the basics of the German language it will be his plus point but if not a desire will be expected of learning German language skills.


  • Degree Level: Munich scholarships are available to the PhD level of study.
  • Study Disciplines: Scholarships are available to Buddhism related dissertation project which covers a broad range of different subjects and disciplines.
  • Benefits of the Scholarship: Stipend of €1200 per month will be given, Insurance, Support for rent, €460 per year, Lump sums for travel
  • Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

For a non-German citizen

  • A degree in arts or magister Atrium or any other equivalent degree.
  • Excellent knowledge about Buddhist source language
  • Brilliant qualification and skills in the study subject
  • Excellence in the English language
  • Desire or willingness for learning the German language
  • Applicants shouldn’t have lived in Germany for quite fifteen months at the time of the submission of their materials to the DAAD, which can most likely occur in Dec or Gregorian calendar month, and also the last exam (Master Degree) ought to have taken place no quite six years before this date.
  • 2-6 month intensive German language course might be necessary before the start of the 4-year scholarship; Depending on the degree of previous knowledge of German (the DAAD will provide the fees for the language course, free accommodation, insurance, stipend of €400 per month, and a travel lump sum during this period).
  • There will be a research work but its duration should not exceed 25% of the total duration of the scholarship

Language Requirements

Command on the English language is a must for the candidates. Basics of the German language will also be expected from the candidate but if not there should be a desire of learning German language and skills.

Application Procedure

After registration, the applicant has to submit the following documents

  1. Your full curriculum vitae (CV).
  2. A letter describing your work experiences and your qualification in the subject.
  3. An outline of now not more 2700 phrases about the deliberate dissertation mission which include a schedule.
  4. If applicable you have to write a short schedule about your working plans and strategies, your research stay and your abroad trip.
  5. A thesis digital version.
  6. Contact details of your domestic university two professors, who are willing to write a document about you. Once you have filled in the information about these professors (referees) and saved it, they will obtain an e-mail from the software portal asking them to write a record about you and to add it onto the portal with the aid of October thirty first.
  7. Your all certificates
  8. All certificates from your school level to the academic university level certificates showing your grades and describing the grade scale.

The essential components of all university certificates and diplomas in languages other than German or English ought to be translated.

(For French-speaking countries: License or Maitrise with Assez-Bien along with a DEA/DESS diploma or a Master’s diploma in accordance to the LMD system.)

Certified copies of all translated archives need to be submitted to DAAD only after a letter of award has been received.

9. Document certifying fluency in English or German.

  1. Document certifying first-rate know-how of at least one Buddhist source language.
    11. Documents bearing on to periods of practical training, if applicable.
    12. List of publications, if any.
    13. for candidates from China: You can add certificates from the Academic Evaluation Center (Akademische Prüfstelle) about the authenticity of your submitted documents. You don’t necessarily have to upload it now, but if we nominate you and you put up your archives to the DAAD (probably in December) you have to publish these certificates together with your other documents. Applicants from other nations do no longer need this document.

Application Deadline

October 31, 2018

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